Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 26 22
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Python 14 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 11.97% 5.45% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.50% 7.41% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 1
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £34,875 £36,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £60,000 £37,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -16.67%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 80 81 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 68.38% 73.64% 53.51%
Number of salaries quoted 48 68 32
West Lothian median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +1.91% +11.35%
10th Percentile £32,125 £24,700 £31,250
90th Percentile £46,625 £52,500 £49,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for Python in West Lothian

Python
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in West Lothian.

Salary trend for Python in West Lothian

Python
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +7 3 £40,000 -15.79% 2
Python
Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Python.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
1 14 (100.00%) Physics
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 13 (92.86%) Electronics
2 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
3 11 (78.57%) Computer Science
4 10 (71.43%) JIRA
4 10 (71.43%) VLAN
4 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (71.43%) TDD
4 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
4 10 (71.43%) Bugzilla
4 10 (71.43%) Windows
4 10 (71.43%) HTTP
4 10 (71.43%) IPv4
4 10 (71.43%) IPv6
4 10 (71.43%) Tcl
4 10 (71.43%) BDD
4 10 (71.43%) REST
4 10 (71.43%) SDLC
4 10 (71.43%) Customer-Centricity
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) C
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
5 3 (21.43%) Firmware
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) XML
5 3 (21.43%) C++

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) HTTP
1 10 (71.43%) IPv4
1 10 (71.43%) IPv6
1 10 (71.43%) VLAN
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Bugzilla
1 10 (71.43%) JIRA
General
1 13 (92.86%) Electronics
2 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Test Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Product Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Product Test Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Systems Test Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded C Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Product Application Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) REST
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Physics
2 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
3 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) BDD
3 10 (71.43%) Customer-Centricity
3 10 (71.43%) SDLC
3 10 (71.43%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) Tcl
4 3 (21.43%) C
4 3 (21.43%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Firmware